Diploma in Fashion Illustration

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Guglielmo Marconi University

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    About Diploma in Fashion Illustration

    The Diploma in Fashion Illustration at Westford, offered in collaboration with the Guglielmo Marconi University in Italy, seeks to educate learners about the history of fashion illustration while also introducing and imparting basic fashion illustration expertise. It attempts to provide learners with the essential skills to meet industry expectations. It will aid students in the use of industrial illustration tools and methods. Students will gain knowledge of hand-rendered and computer-aided artwork. It will also assist in developing a grasp of the anatomy of the human and fashion figure, as well as studying the fundamental concepts of model drawing. The curriculum is designed for those who are new to the area of fashion illustration and have little or no prior experience or educational background.

    Key Learnings

    Diploma in Fashion Illustration

    Core Modules

    The module aims to develop learners’ basic understanding of human anatomy and introduce them to the basic principles of fashion model drawing. Learners will sketch block figures, flesh figures, and croquis.

    Learning Outcomes
    • Develop an understanding of the basic human anatomy through drawing
    • Draw croquis with garment details
    • Draw and sketch block figures, & flesh figures in different poses.
    • Develop a portfolio of an independently developed body of work

    The module aims to introduce learners to the fundamentals of fashion illustration to develop an essential understanding of modes of visual communication within a fashion context. Learners will examine freehand modes of drawing and illustration using multiple mediums.

    Learning Outcomes
    • Evaluate and apply the theories and techniques used in developing new illustration skills in the fashion and design industry that utilize originality and self-direction
    • Communicate and share clearly and effectively design concepts and an independently developed body of work
    • Develop an original aesthetic sensibility to illustration and visual presentation

    This module aims to provide learners with opportunities to develop their understanding and knowledge of CAD software applications used in the illustration industry, and the practical skills to utilize the technology within their creative work.

    Learning Outcomes
    • Use CAD software to produce visualizations and technical drawings
    • Present clearly and effectively an independently developed body of work.
    • Present drawings and renderings, for a given project, produced using illustration software

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      Who is this Course for?

      The Diploma in Fashion Illustration is for students with a knack for fashion, creativity and art illustrations. This program is ideal for individuals who want to build an illustration portfolio or for fashion professionals to hone their skills for professional practice. This is a beginner’s level program and needs no previous work experience or academic qualifications.

      Career Progression

      The course is for professionals who are looking to progress in the field of fashion illustration and who are keen on acquiring a deeper understanding of the field that they are pursuing or are looking forward to pursuing in the near future.

      Fashion Illustrator

      Stylist

      Designer

      Graphic Designer

      Design Engineering

      Senior Designer

      About Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU), Italy

      Guglielmo Marconi University is a modern higher education institution, which aims to pursue the latest innovative training models, as well as build strong connections with the organizations at the forefront of advanced technologies. Being fully accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, it offers programs recognized at the European and extra-European levels giving students the possibility to develop their international careers and succeed in a globalized job market.

      Marconi University Schools maintain the highest standard of program quality and innovation. Six separate schools provide a variety of graduate, doctoral and certificate programs, as well as multidisciplinary learning opportunities. The school aims to engage students in their educational journey, leveraging faculty expertise, and a collaborative learning environment that spurs critical thinking and creative skills. Marconi schools focus on research and innovation, creating interdisciplinary programs that respond to real-world issues and job demands. Their diverse academic community now boasts over 16000 students enrolled in graduate and postgraduate programs, over 300 faculty members, and an academic advising staff comprising over 200 professionals.

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